Roberto Santiago is the owner of Manaira Shopping Mall in Brazil. Manaira is one of the largest shopping centers in Brazil. People near and far are drawn to Joao Pessoa because of the mall and the attractions around the mall. The mall has many stores and entertainment options that are all representative of the things that Roberto Santiago enjoys. Roberto Santiago is one of Brazil’s best land developers and entrepreneurs.
Roberto Santiago was born in Joao Pessoa. As an adolescent, he attended Pio X-Marist College. After attending Pio X-Marist, he went to University Centre of Joao Pessoa where he received his bachelor’s degree in business administration. After completing college, he went on to work at Café Santa Rosa. Café Santa Rosa is a décor manufacturing company. He eventually left Café Santa Rosa to pursue his desire to become an entrepreneur. He started a Cartonnage company. He made cartons that were created using cardboard. He then sold the containers to companies to satisfy their packaging needs. His cartonnage company was able to expand and offer service other than carton packaging to their customers.
When he had made a decent amount of success with the cartonnage company he decided to invest in land development. He purchased land and decided to build the Manaira Shopping Mall. He bought the property for the mall in 1987. He spent two years developing the mall paying close attention to detail. He wanted the mall to be carefully put together instead of sloppy and rushed.
Manaira Shopping Mall opened in 1989 and has been a success since it opened. The mall has a concert hall, theater, food court, college, arcade, gym, and financial institutions. He wanted the mall to be well rounded. When people visit the mall, they have many options to get what the adult may need as well as the child. People continuously gravitate towards the mall because they have so many options.
When Roberto Santiago was building the mall, he crafted it to include everything that he likes. He loves bowling and values his education, so he placed a college and a bowling alley in the mall. He has done many renovations to the mall to make sure that it is up to date an meets the needs of the people that are shopping there.
Roberto Santiago has had so much success with the Manaira Shopping Mall that he opened another mall called the Mangeira Shopping Mall. Santiago has played a humongous role in the social and economic advancement of Paraiba. The malls have created many jobs for the people within the vicinity of Joao Pessoa. The malls Santiago built are so popular that they did not suffer when a recession hit.